Transient man sentenced to more than 4 years for child pornography

first_imgA transient man who possessed thousands of images of child pornography on his phone was sentenced Monday to more than four years in prison.Colt L. Bailey, 25, pleaded guilty last month to three counts of first-degree possessing depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Bailey’s cousin and another woman contacted the Clark County Sheriff’s Office after finding suspected child pornography on his cellphone. Bailey had left his phone in one of the women’s cars. The women found a folder on the phone containing more than 8,000 images of child pornography depicting girls between the ages of 5 and 10. They then turned the phone over to the sheriff’s office, the affidavit states.Investigators obtained a search warrant for the phone and discovered thousands of images of child pornography. One image depicted a child who appeared to be as young as 3, court records say.last_img

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